Home equity lines of credit are susceptible to a rise in interest rates, which means they just got more expensive.
The bleeding in the mortgage business appears to have slowed, following a sharp rise in mortgage rates postelection.
Since Trump's victory, rising mortgage rates have made homes the least affordable since the Great Recession.
The incoming presidential administration is apparently not afraid to take a homeownership bonus: The mortgage interest deduction.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose just 0.1 percent month-to-month in October.
Mortgage application volume in the Thanksgiving week dropped to the lowest level since early January.
Home prices will rise 5 percent next year, and that means people will invest back in their houses, RBC's Bob Wetenhall says.
Home prices were 5.5 percent higher than September of 2015, up from the 5.1 percent annual gain in August.
A postelection spike in mortgage rates may have scared potential homebuyers into a contract before rates move even higher.
For those with more of a cushion, the rise in monthly payments is frustrating; for those on the edge of ownership, it can mean no deal.
Homebuilder sentiment held steady in November at 63 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.
After Donald Trump emerged the winner, total mortgage application volume fell 9.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis last week.
Mortgage rates have now moved nearly a half a percentage point higher since Donald Trump was elected president.
Donald Trump promised a better standard of living for all, but the stock market's response to his victory is making it harder to buy a home.
The number of properties with a foreclosure filing jumped 27 percent in October compared with September, fueled by FHA loans.
For five straight weeks, mortgage interest rates have trended higher, and thrown a wet blanket on what had been a booming refinance market.
Voters going to the polls in Port St. Lucie, Florida, where 1 in 5 mortgages are still underwater, have their pocketbooks top of mind.
For an election supposedly based on the economy, housing policy has been egregiously absent from the rhetoric. Here's what we do know.
The story is all too familiar in housing: Mortgage interest rates rise, and homebuyers and refinancers retreat.
The amount of equity homeowners now have, that is, the value outside their mortgage debt, has doubled in the last five years, according to CoreLogic.